Bruce Pearl wants to 'be disruptive rather than defensive,' and his team is built that way

Last season, Auburn didn't have the roster to replicate the high-turnover defense from its Final Four run. But Pearl has that again.

Bruce Pearl doesn’t want to offend any of his fellow college basketball coaches.

He made that clear when he was asked about how his defensive philosophy will be applied this season. Auburn’s head man knows that some elite programs — Virginia and Texas Tech, who were in the most recent Final Four with the Tigers, immediate…

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